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Registered Nurse - Admissions

Company: REGIONAL HOSPICE AND HOME CARE OF W
Location: Danbury
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Level
Experienced

Job Location
Headquarters - Danbury, CT

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Job Category
Health Care

Description

Regional Hospice is looking for licensed Admissions Registered Nurse to work with patients in the Community.

We offer a generous benefits package including: Vision, Medical, Life, Dental, 401K Match, Vacation/Sick Time

The Admission Nurse position is full-time, 40 hours/week rotating every other weekend. The Admissions Registered Nurse is responsible for the initial coordination and management of all patient care and other services for patients and their families.

Tasks:

  • Admits patients to service for Hospice
  • Does evaluation for perspective hospice patients as needed
  • Makes visits to patients as needed
  • Provides skilled and supportive nursing care to patients and families.
  • Performs assessment of patient and family, through observation, interviews, and analysis of records.
  • Analyzes physical, emotional psychosocial, environmental and spiritual needs.
  • Identifies past, present, and potential problems
  • Begins development of a comprehensive care plan
  • Prepares plan within agency time frame
  • Completes paperwork required by agency, government and third party systems.
  • At admission identifies patient and family needs for other home health care services.
  • Communicates the patient's plan of care to attending physician, other staff members.

    Qualifications

    • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred
    • Currently licensed or the ability to obtain a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
    • A minimum of two years of nursing experience, preferably in medical/surgical nursing required
    • Valid Clean Driver's License Required
    • Home Health Care and/or Hospice / End of life care experience preferred
    • Active client contact within past three years, preferred.
    • Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) preferred

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